MQ demos for customers considering multicloud architecture

More and more enterprise IT organizations are committing to  a multi-cloud architecture. As companies move their workloads to cloud, they have started to realize the risks and returns of using a single cloud platform. A solid multi-cloud strategy gives you the power to change course if there is a sudden change in vendor policy, process […]

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Free-floating, cloud-based car sharing app car2go takes the keys

For many city dwellers around the world, owning a car is more of a hassle than it’s worth. First of all, where do you park it? In New York City, for instance, the cost of a parking spot starts at $100 per month on the low end up to $1 million USD for an underground […]

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In the news: IBM Cloud Private

This month, IBM launched IBM Cloud Private, a scalable cloud platform built on open source frameworks and that runs on users’ own infrastructure. IBM Fellow Bala Rajaraman described it as a way to “use your heritage to your advantage.” But he’s not the only one talking about what IBM Cloud Private can do. Numerous print […]

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Why managed services are key to driving cloud results

Many cloud hosting vendors have invested heavily in large-scale distributed data centers for cloud infrastructure as part of their business model. Over the last few years, the cloud model has become very efficient, being self-driven through websites for cloud provisioning. A lot of features and functionality are added regularly. Numerous companies offer infrastructure as a […]

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Enter the dragon with IBM Cloud Private

Comparing IBM Cloud Private to Bruce Lee might sound like a stretch for most people.  I mean, Bruce Lee was Kato from the Green Hornet! He used nunchucks! He even defeated Walker Texas Ranger, aka Chuck Norris! But if you strip away the top layer and replace the nunchucks with a transformative private cloud platform […]

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What’s stopping your cloud adoption?

As an IBM Cloud Adoption Leader, I spend a lot of time with clients who are implementing projects in the IBM Cloud. Typically, but not always, I get involved when there’s something blocking the project or otherwise hindering progress. These tend to fall into a small number of common categories: 1. The tools are not […]

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The top 3 ways that Netcool lives up to its name

The word “cool” might not be the first one that comes to mind when you’re asked to describe operations insight. But here at IBM, we’re such believers in the power of operations insight that we put “cool” in our product name. Most operations insight vendors offer event analytics, cognitive insights and other core capabilities that […]

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Choosing a managed cloud provider: Why software vendor relationships matter

In pursuit of recurring revenue, an increasing number of IT providers, including value-added resellers, systems integrators and equipment vendors, are hanging out shingles proclaiming themselves as managed services providers (MSPs). Many are specifically targeting SAP and Oracle workloads, which are challenging to deploy in the cloud. Some providers are obtaining certifications or joining vendors’ partner […]

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Where are you in your application cloud journey?

Whether you are building a new application or using one that’s already built, enabling and running an app on public cloud is a dilemma for many companies’ IT organizations. It not just about using the public cloud infrastructure, though compute is an essential piece. That’s just a start. You can integrate your application with the […]

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Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration

Cloud computing used to be the answer for complexity, but in a multi-cloud world, it now presents another set of questions. In the first post of this series, I talked about this very issue: tackling digital transformation in a multi-cloud world. Integration complexity isn’t an easy fix, but let’s talk about some of the biggest […]

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Extending your Salesforce business process automation

IBM and Salesforce are pleased to discuss a variety of new technologies that will be instrumental in helping our customers with their business transformations. One of the most relevant advancements is in business process automation (BPA). If you’re unfamiliar with BPA, it’s worth taking a moment to describe what we mean. The goal of BPA […]

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Accelerate efficiency with robotic process automation

Are you looking at streamlining and automating tasks across your organization? Is optimizing the human-bot mix important in your process? Are you exploring how you can incorporate robotic process automation (RPA) into your digital transformation strategy? If so, we’ve got the information you need to guide your organization on its digital transformation journey. Robotic Process […]

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